French police use pepper spray at close range on climate change activists blocking the entrance of the Societe Generale bank headquarters near Paris, during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration on April 19. Photo: AFP

Letters | Chris Patten and the silent hypocrisy on police action against protesters

  • Chris Patten and others were quick to criticise Hong Kong police for using tear gas on student protesters in 2014
  • Where were these British politicians when French police used pepper spray on climate protesters?
Topic |   Occupy Central
French police use pepper spray at close range on climate change activists blocking the entrance of the Societe Generale bank headquarters near Paris, during an Extinction Rebellion demonstration on April 19. Photo: AFP
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